Collaboration Meeting & Lunch Talk
by Chikodi Chima
- Limited Space: Intimate Network'g & Collaborative Session -
9:00am - Open Office
9:30 - 12:00pm Collaboration & Discussion Meeting
12:00 - 1:30pm Eat and Listen to the Workshop Speaker
1:30 - 4:00 Open Office - Free Working Time & Breakout Meeting
What's Co-Office Day looks like??
1) Collaborative Discussion Meeting
among founders / participants
9:00am - Open Office
9:30 - 12:00n Discussion & Collaboration
It's an open office day for Startup Women to connect and work collaboratively. If you have challenges or ideas that you want to bounce off among fellow members, bring them on! It's a series of facilitated discussion sessions, luncheon speakers, startup founder workshops.
2) Lunch Time Speaker Series
(Lunch Provided! Thank you to Procopio)
1:00-1:30 (Q&A + Mingle)
"The Power of Being Your Target Market"
By Chikodi Chima
Mission Control at Moonshot
We will discuss the power of being your target market.
Women are the CEO's of the home, and they are responsible for 85 percent of all consumer purchases. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of how female founders can link their brand story with their personal story to influence press coverage and connect with their target customer.
Bio: Chikodi is the founder of Moonshot, a boutique PR consultancy in San Francisco that works with early-stage and high-growth startups. He is a former staff reporter for VentureBeat and TheNextWeb, and a contributor Fast Company, Mashable, GigaOm. He earned his M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism with a concentration in Digital Media.
Chikodi is the co-founding editor of AltTransport, a blog about renewable energy and transportation published by Breaking Media. Before moving to San Francisco he lived in Bangalore, India, where he was responsible for social media marketing and online community-building for the TEDIndia conference. Chikodi also lived in São Paulo, Brazil, for two months interviewing entrepreneurs for a self-funded reporting project called TechTrotter, about startups in the developing world.
In his spare time Chikodi likes to create succulent terrariums, read fiction and explore San Francisco by foot.
@Chikodi on Twitter | http://www.linkedin.com/in/chikodi
3) Open Office Hours
1:30 - 4:00pm
For Your Enjoyment
1) Enjoy having a networking Opportunity
2) Breakout into small groups to discuss issues
and get support,
3) Get to know your fellow members,
4) Work independently, if you wish!
In the afternoon, you can go to:
- Collaboration Room: Stay in the room and network and chat with others or work at your own pace.
- Idea Lab Room: Breakout session with a small group of people, to further discuss your ideas, issues, and to get feedback. 15-20 min
- Focus Lab Room: a quiet room for people to work alone and focus.
- Chatter Lab Room: room to be used for teleconference meetings.
Adviser On Site: a Legal Adviser, Roger Rapport, from Procopio
He'll be available to answer your questions, 1:30pm on.
Thank you for our sponsor, Procopio, providing us with the conference room and yummy lunch for everyone.
Procopio is a full service law firm, with attorneys in the Emerging Growth & Technology Practice group representing start-ups at all different stages, from formation to exit. Procopio's attorneys are dedicated to understanding the businesses and industries of their clients, and collaborate with them to develop tailored, relevant business and funding strategies. Procopio is one of the largest business law firms in California.